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Mosque at Medina Baye  

Mosque at Medina Baye

THE GAMOU

March 4th 2010
THE GAMOU The Gamou celebrating the birthday of the prophet was this past week. In Kaolack it was especially big because of the dedication of a large mosque, founded by a very respected holy man and teacher, (a marabout). Most mosques are built in a few months. This one took 70 years for some reason. It is a teaching center with many followers from the U.S., especially Atlanta and Detroit. V ... read more
Africa » Senegal » Kaolack Region » Kaolack

Senegalese Flag Independent from France in 1960, Senegal joined with The Gambia to form the nominal confederation of Senegambia in 1982. However, the envisaged integration of the two countries was never carried out, and the union was dissolved in 1989. Despite peace... ... read more
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